Leo Welch on guitar

Leo “Bud” Welch

One rockin’ octogenarian MUSIC RISING by Bruce Mason   For 82-year-old guitarist/singer Leo “Bud” Welch, it’s been the biggest year of his life. The first … Read more

wolf in water looking into the lense

Sharing the wild

presenting the Great Bear Rainforest In November, conservationist and photographer Ian McAllister launches a BC-wide tour of a deeply personal multimedia presentation on the spectacular, … Read more

portrait of Seva Corrine and her ather

Through the eyes of a child

by Penny Lyons Photo: Corrine and her father Seva Canada, an international development organization based in Vancouver, restores sight and prevents blindness in the developing … Read more

Lest we forget

by Bruce Mason Remembrance Day, 2014, as wars rage, Canadians may want to consider reading the chapter, “Delay, Deny, and Die,” in the newly published … Read more

American invasions

Canada to Afghanistan 1775 to 2014 by Dr. Rocky M. Mirza • After a career as an academic economist, I decided in 2004 that I … Read more

Voting matters

Stay tuned if you want democracy on November 15 by Elizabeth Murphy • The November 15, 2014 civic election is upon us, with advance polling in … Read more

The Champix/Chantix saga

Please don’t operate a missile battery while reading this article DRUG BUST by Alan Cassels • The people’s briefing note on prescription drugs In mid … Read more